Obit: Wren, Amy J. (1878 - 1973)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Wren, King, Buss, Polzin, Karnitz, Rush, Cardarelle
----Source: Clark County Press, (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) August 2, 1973
Wren, Amy J. (3 July 1878 - 30 July 1973)
Former Sydney Resident, Mrs. Wren, dies at 95.
A native of the Town of Grant and former Sydney area resident, Mrs. Amy J. Wren of Neillsville, died July 30, at the age of 95. Funeral services for Mrs. Wren are to be held this (Thursday) afternoon at 1:30 p.m. from the Georgas Funeral Home with the Rev. Melvin Nickel of the United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in the Town of Grant Cemetery.
Amy was born in the Town of Grant, on July 3, 1878 to Edward and Elizabeth (Buss) King. She was educated in the Town of Grant schools. Her marriage to Thomas E Wren, who preceded her in death, in December of 1969, took place October 15, 1901, in Neillsville.
Following their marriage, the couple moved to Minnesota for several years, then returned to Clark County and farmed in the Town of Grant for a few years before settling in the Sydney area. They lived there until her husband’s death. For the past year, Mrs. Wren lived with her daughter in Neillsville because of failing health.
She is survived by seven children: Mrs. Myrtle Polzin of Sturtevant, Mrs. Dorothy Karnitz of Neillsville, Mrs. Nina Rush of Merrillan, Helen Wren of Neillsville, Elmer Wren and Mrs. Louie (Hada) Cardarelle of West Bend and Gilbert Wren of Neillsville; and by 27 grandchildren, 72 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
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